Jawi reading enlivens World Book Day

Azlan Othman

The Duli Pengiran Muda Al Muhtadee Billah College organised Reading Jawi Texts Final Competition 2021 for all lower sixth students to commemorate World Book Day recently.

The event was organised by the college’s library in collaboration with its Department of Islamic and Malay Studies.

Acting Principal Hajah Monaliza binti Haji Abdul Halim attended as the guest of honour alongside Head Librarian Zurifa binti Jumat who was also the event chairperson.

Zurifa said that the competition was conducted to elevate the status of Jawi writing and boost students’ interest in reading Jawi texts while also instilling a reading culture among the students.

The competition was won by Lidiya Mumtazah binti Zainol.

Acting Principal Hajah Monaliza binti Haji Abdul Halim presents Jawi reading competition winner with her prize. PHOTO: AZLAN OTHMAN